#Audit Finds NYC Schools Unprepared for #Emergency Situations | #ESC_LLC #School #Security #Safety | An audit of NYC schools’ safety plans found missing floor plans, unarmed door alarms, and a lack of drills and coordination, among other things.
According to the release, the state’s Department of Education has not been strict in requiring schools file safety plans on time and policies do not routinely align regulations with state requirements.
The assessment looked at safety plans of 25 of the city’s 1,800 schools run by the DOE. It found missing floor plans, unarmed door alarms, radios that were turned off or were not working, and a lack of drills and coordination, among other issues.
Students Plan Walkouts, Sit-Ins Following Florida School Shooting | #TpromoCom #school #shooter #activism | The Women’s March organizers and the Network for Public Education are encouraging students and teachers to organize walkouts, sit-ins and other events to protest gun violence in schools.
“All too often, this kind of tragedy ends up to be an opportunity for activists on the political Left to incite rage and anger among local communities to further their political agenda, which apparently is ‘disarmament,'” says Al Colombo, a CCTV Security Technician Forum administrator.
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Study: Third of Parents Believe Local High School Will Suffer a Shooting Incident in Next Three Years | #TpromoCom #school #security #shooting #report | One third of parents believe their local high school will suffer a shooting incident in the next three years, but few know of effective countermeasures to stop such violence from happening, says a new study from Ball State University.
Parents’ Expectations of High Schools in Firearm Violence Prevention, a multi-university survey of 257 Midwestern parents, found that about 36 percent of respondents believed their local high school was ‘highly likely’ to have a gun incident in the next three years. To read the remainder of this article, click here.